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Chappell, Warren 1904-1991

Overview
Works: 527 works in 772 publications in 3 languages and 38,222 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Poetry  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, typ, Speaker, Bookjacket designer, Creator
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
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Hiroshima by John Hersey( Book )
4 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 2,581 libraries worldwide
This volume describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast
A short history of the printed word by Warren Chappell( Book )
46 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
"The earliest formuation of the letters of the alphabet to recent developments in twentieth-century graphic technology, are made clear through a lucid and lively narrive interspersed with more than 200 pertinent illustrations ... Here is the evolution of the printing press ... the great printers and the art of the inspired typographers ... and always the interaction between printing and the society and culture in which it grew is underlined"--Cover
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Book )
2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
"A long narrative poem of great energy and sweep, which swings into view the whole course of the Civil War, throwing into relief against the war torn background individual figures of both North and South, soldiers and civilians." Book rev. digest
The ghost in the noonday sun by Sid Fleischman( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Because Captain Scratch thinks Oliver Finch can see ghosts, he shanghais the boy abroad a pirate ship bound from Nantucket in search of buried treasure. Devious methods enable Oliver to outwit Scratch
All about the symphony orchestra : and what it plays by Dorothy Commins( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
The instruments, the role of the conductor, the major forms of symphonic music, and thumbnail sketches of important composers. Grades 5 and up
The nutcracker by Warren Chappell( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
The story of the gallant little Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the ugly seven-headed Mouse King on Christmas Eve
The Louisiana Purchase by Robert Tallant( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Discusses the factors and people involved in the Louisiana Purchase and its importance to the security and growth of the United States
The Borzoi book of French folk tales by Paul Delarue( Book )
4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Includes the tales, with commentary and discussion on the variants of each tale
Thomas Jefferson : father of democracy by Vincent Sheean( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
This biography of Jefferson centers on his public life and career
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Book )
5 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
The narration is highlighted by the accompanying important musical themes
Wolf story by William McCleery( Book )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
A young father tells his five-year-old son humorous variations on the theme of a hen escaping the clutches of a wily wolf
A fireside book of yuletide tales by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Contains fifty-one selections by old and new authors. Includes legends, short stories, and chapters of novels
The living alphabet by Warren Chappell( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Mozart by Manuel Komroff( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
A biography of the musical prodigy who composed his first symphony when he was eight years old, and completed almost a thousand works in his short life
The magic flute by John Updike( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A simplified text tells the story of Mozart's opera and includes major musical motifs
The adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
6 editions published between 1939 and 1960 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
An abridged retelling of the classic story of a Spaniard who fancied chivalrous behavior, named his swayback stallion Rosinante--which means the best horse of all--chose for himself a lady love, and went off thirsting for adventure
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
This version of the classic social commentary is based on the 1735 text edited by Herbert John Davis
Tippecanoe and Tyler, too! by Stanley Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Fictionalized biography of William Henry Harrison, the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe and the ninth president of the United States
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1982 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Fielding's classic novel chronicles the adventures of Tom Jones, who was abandoned as an infant and grows into a lusty, imprudent young man. Promising to mend his ways, Tom competes with an abusive rival for the affections of a wealthy squire's daughter, and eventually learns the truth about his identity
Hansel and Gretel by Jacob Grimm( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1963 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
 
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Languages
English (147)
Italian (3)
Spanish (2)
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